Nov 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
approach that involved the entire community. that starts with parents, end quote. drug use is taking place on school grounds, even in the classroom. >> i know, for the short time i was there, the culture in the school was that it was acceptable to bring drugs to school. >> reporter: when she spoke about the addiction problem at school meetings, she's told the problem starts and ends with parents. >> it's a community problem. the schools are an integral part of the community. for them to suggest it is not their problem is disturbing. >> reporter: darcy spencer, news 4. >> now there are programs aimed a at combatting the problem. one says that's not enough. we'll hear from her in the second report at 6:00. >>> right now at 5:00, cold, frigid air rolling in weekend. we are on storm watch as we head toward the thanksgiving holiday. >>> tonight, the eternal flame flickers on a dark and gloomy day 50 years after the assassination of president john f. kennedy. good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse, wendy is on assignment. >>> the arctic blast.
Nov 27, 2013 5:00pm EST
, too. we have an extra long weekend, at least most of us do. guys? >> thoung, doank you, doug. all the the rain, snow and sleet is making a mess of getaway day. >> shomari stone is keeping an eye on it. >> reporter: that's right guys. and behind me traffic is moving slowly compared to most days. many of them are heading to new york. you have some folks driving home from their evening commute. but a lot of them, as far as honking and throwing up thumbs up lets us know they are heading for their thanksgiving travel plans. you look there and can see them coming around the loop. moments ago we shot video on the iphone and it's safe to say some of them are thanksgiving travelers. others are heading home. slippery road conditions and traffic is moving at a pace in some spots. doug kammerer and chuck bell are telling us tonight there could be some black ice. you can see that guy honking. black ice in some spots. really be careful if you come out here. back out here live, a lot of these folks are driving and heading home and it's safe to say that in some spots we came across flurries. we a
Nov 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
. it used to belong to their parents. >> she's older, i'm younger. i let her think she's in charge. i make the decisions. >> it works beautifully. >> reporter: there's pressure to keep this family business alive. >> it's always been all or nothing. more than half our business is the last three months of the year. >> we have a bad year or two years, we are out of business. >> reporter: stocking up her children's boutique, lynne lee feels the same pressure. >> it's hard. we can't compete in that sense. >> reporter: this saturday, she's planning 30% sale. don't expect door busters. >> big box stores can go deep, deep discount. the thing is, maybe their mark up is higher. we can't. our mark up is not that high. >> a little bit in that section there. >> reporter: her customers get it and support it. >> i would rather help the local places trying to do something different and trying to have a different vibe. >> it's a marketing technique, of course. also, it's nice to be able to go to streets like this where there's cute shops. >> reporter: coming up, all new tonight at 6:00, i'm going to show y